Unusual holiday homes ❘ Tree houses, houseboats and yurt holidays

Unusual holiday homes (132)

Looking for something outrageously different for your next holiday? Then take a look at these holiday castles, windmills, yurts and manor houses that are all available for you to book and make your holiday an extraordinary one.


And there’s plenty to choose from: you could set your loved one's heart racing with a fairy-tale break to a French chateau or rent a houseboat in Amsterdam with your pals. Or how about escaping to a cosy log cabin in the mountains, or going glamping on a yurt holiday in Devon or Cornwall.


If stunning and unusual architecture is for you, rent a regal castle in the Scottish Highlands, a quirky lighthouse by the sea or return to a bygone age on a windmill holiday in Greece.

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Holiday houseboat in Jyväskylä

Central Finland / Jyväskylä

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £268 / night

£1548 - £2324 / week

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from £268 / night

(8) Excellent 

10

Holiday tree house accommodation

Loire Valley / Azay-le-Rideau

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £138 / night

£682 - £1044 / week

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from £138 / night

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Dragsfjard holiday beach hut rental

Kimito Island / Dragsfjard

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £87 / night

£604 / week

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from £87 / night

(2) Excellent 

19

Holiday watermill in L'Isle-en-Dodon

Haute-Garonne / L'Isle-en-Dodon

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly

from £36 / night

£250 - £460 / week

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from £36 / night

(18) Average 

11

Holiday converted chapel in Belper

Derbyshire / Belper

8 22 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £300 / night

£1295 - £2245 / week

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from £300 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday boathouse with shared pool in Tuan Chau Island

Halong Bay / Tuan Chau Island

18 2 1 night min

  • 18 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £200 / night

£17354 - £18054 / week

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from £200 / night

(1) Excellent 

9

Holiday watermill rental

Puy-de-Dome / Blot-l'Eglise

4 3 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden

from £52 / night

£281 / week

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from £52 / night

(9) Very Good 

7

Saint-Christophe-sur-Conde holiday castle rental

Eure / Saint-Christophe-sur-Conde

9 15 1 night min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £345 / night

£2414 / week

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from £345 / night

21

Beach hut rental in Dragsfjard

Kimito Island / Dragsfjard

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £87 / night

£604 / week

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from £87 / night

(8) Excellent 

11

Holiday converted chapel in Forth

Forth / Wilsontown

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £175 / night

£1000 - £1870 / week

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from £175 / night

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Watermill rental in Kappeln with golf nearby

Schleswig-Holstein / Kappeln

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly

from £86 / night

£598 - £1473 / week

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from £86 / night

(17) Excellent 

22

Holiday yurt in Dolanog

Powys / Dolanog

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Private garden

from £110 / night

£690 / week

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from £110 / night

(6) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday boathouse rental

Oban / Argyll

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Peaceful” I stayed for 3 nights at Boat House West with 2 adults and 2 dogs. The accommodation was absolutely beautiful and had a lot of extras. The scenery was out of this world and I know that we couldn't have had much better than where we were in
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Certificate of Excellence

from £160 / night

£1100 - £1400 / week

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from £160 / night

13

Tree house rental in Kribi

South Region / Kribi

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £54 / night

£328 / week

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from £54 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in Marigot Bay

Castries Quarter / Marigot Bay

3 2 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £66 / night

£458 / week

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from £66 / night

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Holiday beach hut in Dragsfjard

Kimito Island / Dragsfjard

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £69 / night

£414 / week

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from £69 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill with shared pool in Limoges

Haute-Vienne / Limoges

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £194 / night

£944 - £2000 / week

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from £194 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday yurt in Dolanog

Powys / Dolanog

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 66 km

from £110 / night

£690 / week

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from £110 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with indoor pool, golf nearby in Runcorn

Runcorn / Sutton Weaver

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great Weekend” Myself, my husband and 3 other couples (8 of us) stayed at the warren villa to celebrate 4 30th birthdays. On arrival we were amazed how lovely the villa was. We had everything at the villa that we needed so we didnt need to leave th
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from £480 / night

£3360 / week

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from £480 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday castle in Penzance

Cornwall / Penzance

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Fantastic holiday” We stayed in the February half term and could not have asked for more. There were fresh flowers,wine, biscuits, tea, coffee and more so first impressions were amazing. The garden apartment was clean, tidy and very comfortable. We ar
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from £100 / night

£328 - £1091 / week

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from £100 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Castle rental in Mercurey

Saone-et-Loire / Mercurey

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £1035 / night

£3957 - £5509 / week

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from £1035 / night

(4) Excellent 

50

Holiday riad rental

Marrakech / Medina

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £57 / night

£363 - £604 / week

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from £57 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Holiday converted chapel with shared pool, golf nearby in Fort Augustus

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool

from £85 / night

£590 - £900 / week

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from £85 / night

5

Holiday converted chapel with shared pool in Bakewell

Peak District National Park / Bakewell

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £149 / night

£699 / week

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from £149 / night

(12) Excellent 

27

Boathouse letting in Halong Bay

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

12 2 1 night min

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

from £260 / night

£1815 / week

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from £260 / night

(7) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday beach hut with shared pool in Armacao dos Buzios

State of Rio de Janeiro / Armacao dos Buzios

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Certificate of Excellence

from £77 / night

£462 - £743 / week

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from £77 / night

(28) Excellent 

44

Marrakech holiday riad rental

Marrakech / Medina

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £73 / night

£507 / week

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from £73 / night

34

Stavelot holiday castle rental

Liege Province / Stavelot

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

from £858 / night

£2871 - £8621 / week

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from £858 / night

(3) Very Good 

48

Holiday riad in Fes

Fes / Fes Medina

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

from £26 / night

£345 - £466 / week

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from £26 / night

(25) Excellent 

34

Holiday castle in Newtonmore

Badenoch and Strathspey / Newtonmore

8 14 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“The perfect holiday” We stayed at Glentruim with family and friends to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. It was fantastic. The castle is beautiful, unspoilt and homely, you can feel the warmth of the place as soon as you walk through the door. It
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from £1100 / night

£4200 - £5250 / week

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from £1100 / night

13

Riad letting in Marrakech

Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region / Marrakech

6 12 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £557 / night

£3794 / week

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from £557 / night

(4) Excellent 

19

Holiday castle in Villamagna

Bagno a Ripoli / Villamagna

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“a gorgeus week in a castle in Florence hills” we loved this beautiful mansion 15 minutes away from the center of florence. the location is beautiful and has a beautiful view of the center of florence city. the house is freshly renovated with modern eq
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from £432 / night

£3018 / week

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from £432 / night

22

Holiday castle rental

Ardeche / Lamastre

3 30 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £95 / night

£625 / week

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from £95 / night

31

Kartepe holiday yurt accommodation

Kocaeli Province / Kartepe

12 20 1 night min

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool

from £20 / night

£112 - £1189 / week

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from £20 / night

(2) Very Good 

24

Holiday riad rental

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

from £117 / night

£819 / week

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from £117 / night

(18) Excellent 

28

Watermill rental in Busserolles with swimming pool

Dordogne / Busserolles

14 30 Min stay varies

  • 14 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant” We were a family party of 28 ranging from 18 months to 60 plus. The accommodation was ideal with sufficient bedrooms. The covered dining terrace was brilliant and with excellent weather we were able to have our lunch and dinner outside ever
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from £950 / night

£6650 / week

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from £950 / night

(1) Excellent 

90

Holiday riad in Marrakech

Marrakech / Medina

5 12 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 180 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £216 / night

£1294 / week

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from £216 / night

(2) Average 

67

Marrakech ski riad to rent.

Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region / Marrakech

7 20 1 night min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Ski

from £423 / night

£2587 - £3018 / week

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from £423 / night

44

Holiday houseboat in Jyväskylä

Central Finland / Jyväskylä

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £324 / night

£1893 - £2755 / week

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from £324 / night

(16) Excellent 

11

Holiday tower with golf nearby in Kenmore

Perth and Kinross / Kenmore

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Private garden

from £330 / night

£2310 / week

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from £330 / night

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